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In the countryside; Among nature; Near water
In north west Brittany, the seaside resort of Porspoder faces the island of Ouessant and boast lovely sandy beaches and coastal paths with breathtaking views.
Environment: In a hamlet with a few houses, 50m from a small inlet for swimming (at low tide).
PLACES TO VISIT:
Le Conquet. 25 km. Wonderful working fishing village, still unspoilt, with a long beach of clean white sand, protected from the winds by the narrow spit of the Kermorvan peninsula. Boat crossings to the islands of Molene and Ouessant.
Brest. 30 km. Large seaport and naval base in a wide natural harbour, facing the Crozon peninsula. Renowned for its Oceanopolis aquarium. 3 golf courses.
Landéda-L'Aber-Wrac'h. 30 km. Small coastal village situated between the Aber-Wra'ch and Aber Benoit rivers. With lovely white sand beaches and small islands (to which one can walk at low tide), sand dunes and coastal paths, sailing schools, a scuba diving center, restaurants, cafes and shops, it has become a tourist destination through the years.
Ouessant. 55 km. Known as the guardian of the Iroise Sea, the island is situated at the most western part of Brittany, proudly facing the Atlantic Ocean and battered by the winds. With romantic landscapes and extraordinary fauna, it is much appreciated by nature lovers. The Ornithological Center also offers discovery journeys throughout the year. Boat crossings from Brest or Le Conquet.
THINGS TO DO:
Golf Brest Les Abers, Plouarzel. 10 km. Golf course. 18 holes Par 70 - 5200m. Undulating and challenging course with some beautiful views over Molene and Ouessant islands.
La Récré des 3 Curés, Milizac. 20 km. Theme Park. Set on 15 hectares, ideal for the whole family. Great fun!
Océanopolis, Brest. 30 km. Aquarium. An excellent marine life centre and Europe’s largest marine aquarium, on Brest seafront. With 3 different climatic zones, it offers many beautifully presented displays. A family favourite which will captivate all ages.
Roscoff. 75 km. Attractive port with 16th-century granite houses clustered around a small bay. It benefits from a lovely atmosphere and boasts many welcoming restaurants.
Crozon Peninsula. 80 km. Scenic rugged coastline with numerous fishermen’s ports and sheltered sandy coves. Spectacular natural setting for walks, bike rides and watersports.
Morlaix. 85 km. One of the great old Breton ports built on the slopes of a steep valley, with charming medieval centre with cobbled streets and half-timbered houses as well as a grand and unmissable 19th century viaduct built in the local pink granite.
Locronan. 95 km. Most picturesque and beautifully preserved village with granite houses with slate roofs, centred around the church in the cobbled square. Popular as a film-set it has been seen in several films. Many craftsmens/artisans working in the village.
HOW TO GET THERE:
Low cost flights from UK to Brest (45mn), Dinard (3 hrs).
Ferries to Roscoff (90mn), St Malo (3 hrs).
Sea: 50m - Further beach: 1.5 km
Supermarket: 10 km
Shops: 5 km
Doctor: 1.5 km
Village with boulangerie: 1.5 km
Tennis: 10 km
Hospital: 30 km
Horse riding: 3 km
Golf: 10 km
Night Club: 3 km.